Master of Law and Business

Interdisciplinary. International. Practice-oriented.

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Fact Sheet

LevelGraduate
DegreesLLM or MLB
Work experience> 1 year
Language100% English
Study formatFull-time / 85% on-campus
Places50
Tuition feeEUR 22.000
Start dateSeptember
DeadlinesJan 15 (Early Bird 15% Discount)
Mar 31 (if visa required)
May 15

 

Why the Master of Law and Business?


•   Graduate degree from Germany's top law school   • 

•   1-1 interaction with renowned lecturers   •

•   Talented classmates from all over the world   •

•   First-class student and career services   •

•   A year in "Germany's most beautiful city"   •

The best of two worlds

"As neither a business professional or lawyer, I have chosen the MLB because it gives me the best of both a JD and MBA program. Although I am pursuing an international career outside of the corporate world, this program will enhance my ability to compete in a competitive market and offers me great flexibility in choosing my career path.  "
Caitlyn Walsh '19, USA

Striving for excellence

"I chose Bucerius Law School because I was striving for excellence. I especially like the practical approach of the Master of Law and Business and the internship opportunity, because it allows me to apply what I have learned and to experience how German companies and law firms work. "
Silvana Rodriguez '14, Colombia

Confidence in an international workplace

"Business and law work differently in different cultures. The international student body of the Master of Law and Business provides young professionals with the knowledge and intercultural communications skills necessary to move with confidence in professions which cross national and cultural borders."
Shengming Zhang '16, China

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Bucerius Law School: Master of Law and Business

An innovative combination of law and business

Bucerius Law School’s English-taught Master of Law and Business (LL.M. / MLB) prepares young professionals for international careers in which an understanding of both legal and business concepts as well as intercultural skills are essential.

The Master of Law and Business is an interdisciplinary and international program which welcomes students from a multitude of academic and cultural backgrounds. Geared primarily towards young professionals in the legal and business fields, it is also open to graduates of other disciplines with a demonstrated interest in the disciplines of law and business.

Company-lifecycle approach

The innovative curriculum of this master’s program is oriented along a single major theme – the founding and development of an enterprise – as this perfectly illustrates the relationship between legal and business issues. By treating topics among a diverse group of participants and in exercises and discussions with program faculty, learning is dynamic and involves the transfer of knowledge among individuals with undergraduate training and prior work experience in either the field of law or business. The skills that are developed in this kind of learning environment are essential to business lawyers dealing with corporate clients, business professionals working at the intersection of business and law, entrepreneurs and professionals interested in working in the start-up field.

The program consists of obligatory as well as elective modules. Students have the possibility of focusing on two subject areas by choosing two out of eight electives. For those with a special interest in arbitration or entrepreneurship, the program offers the opportunity to specialize in these areas. In addition to course work, all students are expected to complete a two-month internship, write a master’s thesis and participate in a social project.

Diverse career paths  

The career paths chosen by the graduates are as varied as their academic backgrounds. Graduates have found employment in Germany, in their home countries and around the world. They pursue international careers in law firms, legal departments, international organizations, in consulting, banking, business development and in the start-up industry.

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